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Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

December 2, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s December and we can all now embrace the Christmas spirit. Of course with this time of year comes the party season and this week I am going to give you my tips for being super stylish during this festive time. This week have your hair colour done, I […]

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David and Ger Mannix celebrate with the new addition to the trophy cabinet at Connolly Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Up In Cork For The Match

December 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible atmosphere before, during and after the Austin Stacks v The Nire Munster Club final in Cork yesterday. Ten buses put on by the Rockie club pulled up to the Cork Constitution rugby grounds at around noon, where hundreds piled  into the clubhouse for refreshments and fuel […]

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How Austin Stacks’ Munster Final Win Played Out On Twitter

How Austin Stacks’ Munster Final Win Played Out On Twitter

December 1, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE now famous Rock support weren’t the only ones making noise yesterday during Austin Stacks Munster Club Final versus The Nire. There was plenty of it on Twitter. We look back over what was capturing people’s attention on Twitter during the match. The calm before the storm. The scene is […]

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Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

December 1, 2014 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man was involved in a shipwreck while taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday. Brian Carlin from Cloghers is a member of Tralee Bay Sailing Club and took up a position with Danish crew Team Vestas Wind who set sail in the Volvo Ocean Race in early October. In […]

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Stolen Jeep And Trailer Used In Ardfert Theft

Stolen Jeep And Trailer Used In Ardfert Theft

December 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A JEEP and trailer, stolen from the Leith area outside town, was used in a robbery in Ardfert between Saturday night and Sunday morning which saw a quantity of metal stolen. The 00 Galway-registered blue Izuzu jeep and an 8×4 trailer double axel, dull silver colour, galvanised with a frame in the front  was […]

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PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

December 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Kerry jersey for 2015 was unveiled in the Kerry GAA Store in Killarney on Sunday and will hit the stores over the Christmas period. The jersey will be on sale in the Kerry GAA store on Friday and so far the feedback for the simpler designed shirt has […]

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The Sod Finally Turned On New School in Blennerville

The Sod Finally Turned On New School in Blennerville

December 1, 2014 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHTEEN years is a hell of a long wait for work to begin on a new National School in Blennerville, but that day finally came on Monday morning. “We’ve been waiting for this day an awful long time,” said principal of Blennerville National School, Terry O’Sullivan. A brand new two storey […]

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Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

December 1, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEETODAY.IE continues to grow with our figures for November almost twice that of the previous month. We received over 615,000 page views from over 73,000 unique users last month (30 day period), up from 333,000 page views from 42,000 users in October (31 day period). It shows that more and […]

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VIDEO: The Green Gunned Down But Not Out

VIDEO: The Green Gunned Down But Not Out

December 1, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Munster Corn Ui Mhuiri Round 3 Clonakilty 4-7 Tralee CBS 1-9 Tralee CBS have qualified for the Corn Ui Mhuiri Munster Colleges Quarter Final by the skin of their teeth as they went from a strong position at the top of the group before play, to a reliance on other […]

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Multi-Storey Car-Park On Edward Street Reopens

Multi-Storey Car-Park On Edward Street Reopens

December 1, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE car park on Edward Street, which has been closed for a number of months reopened on Friday, just in time for the Christmas influx of shoppers. The Q-Park Group are now operating the multi-storey car-park. Q-Park is an off-street car parking company who own and manage over 30 car parks […]

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The Austin Stacks support will be as loud as ever in O'Moore Park Portlaoise this Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Marching, Singing, Celebrating – The Rockie Hordes Descend On Cork

November 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW many Austin Stacks fans marched to the stadium today? Eh, lots! Judging by our video, probably around 600 to 800 Rockies took to the road from the Cork Constitution rugby grounds to Páirc Uí Chaoímh for the clash with The Nire. They marched, they chanted and, as our video shows towards the […]

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Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Bohane celebrate after their Munster final victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Are Munster Champions Again

November 30, 2014 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Mystic’ Gavin O’Connor – who predicted a four point win for Austin Stacks in his preview yesterday – reports on a historic win for the Rockies… Austin Stacks 3-5 The Nire 2-4 IT was some slog, but 14 man Stacks rally hard to capture first Munster title in 38 years. “I […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

November 30, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was colour and excitement galore on the streets of Tralee on Saturday as CH Chemists pulled out all the stops for the best Christmas parade ever. Hundreds lined the streets as Spiderman led the parade through town at about 2.15pm. The webbed one was joined by Doc McStuffins, Minnie […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

November 30, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

NOT content with lighting up the town by winning the Rose of Tralee contest in August, Maria Walsh returned to town on Saturday to perform the official turning on of the Christmas Lights. Ably assisted by Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, the Mayo native charmed the hundreds who gathered in […]

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Tralee International Children's Games teams going to Lake Macquarie, near Sydney for this year's Games. The teams depart on Sunday Nov 30 and return on Friday Dec 12th.
Back L to R: Rian O Sullivan, Brian O Regan, Michael Potts, Dylan O Sullivan, Sean O Leary, Conor Standen, Gary Matthews, Sean Collins, Caomhan Daly, Paul Dolan
Saoirse Kennedy, Leah Henry, Paula Henry, Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Municipal District, Michael Culloty, Aoife Gallagher, Keelie O Connor
Front: Megan O Donnell, Mary Barry, Caitlin Gunn, Elaina Galvin, Rachel Mulvihill, Elizabeth Mohan.

Bon Voyage To Kerry Students Off To International Games

November 30, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  EIGHTEEN young Kerry athletes depart for “down under” this morning (Sunday) to represent Tralee and Ireland at this year’s International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, which will be held in Lake Macquarie, near Sydney from December 6-11. The teams, coaches and family members travelling to Australia number 29 in total […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Perfect Vegetable For Christmas Lunch

The Chef’s Table: The Perfect Vegetable For Christmas Lunch

November 30, 2014 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, on a great veg for this time of the year… Parsnips are in season from the end of October until February and are great for Autumn and winter comfort food dishes. They are the perfect compliment  for […]

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Roger Harty: The Chakras

Roger Harty: The Chakras

November 30, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN we look at life and particularly the human body through the ‘eyes’ of energy everything begins to make sense. Because our bodies are energy, there is an energy field around every single living thing so it would make sense that we connect with other energy sources such as heat, light […]

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at the Evening With John Barnes at the Brandon Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

November 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great night for Liverpool fans in  when Anfield icon John Barnes appeared in The Brandon Conference Centre on Friday. The local Liverpool Supporters Club brought the former Kop legend over to meet local fans and to answer questions about his career. Between 180 to 200 people came and paid the […]

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Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

November 29, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GEORGIAN building, which is currently operating as The Park Georgian Guesthouse on Denny Street, is one of seven Tralee properties to be auctioned in Dublin next month. We already brought you the news that The Kerryman/AIB building is go under the hammer at the RDS on December 9 (click here), […]

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Shane O'Callaghan shoots against Ballincollig in the Munster Club Championship last year. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: Current Austin Stacks Team To Move Up Alongside Greats

November 29, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Austin Stacks will capture their first Munster Club Championship title in 38 years on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS can almost feel their hands on that Munster Cup. Sixty more minutes of football to capture a trophy they have only won once before. The side of ’76 was littered with bona […]

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TV chef, Rachel Allen, cuts the ribbon at the official opening of John Griffin Butchers, in the Horan Centre.

PHOTOS: Rachel Allen Serves Up Smiles For Opening Of New Butchers

November 29, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the nation’s favourite foodies, Rachel Allen, was in town on Friday afternoon for the official opening of the new John Griffin butchers in the Horan centre. The top TV Chef, has been to Tralee and the surrounding area many times and had only good things to say. “It’s always […]

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Laura and Sinead Donnelly with Catherine Dwyer at the opening night of the St John's Parish Bazaar at the KDYS in Denny Street on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weekend Of Prize-Winning Begins At St John’s Parish Bazaar

November 29, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S was a good turnout for the St John’s Parish Bazaar opening night at the KDYS on Friday. Young and old gathered in the Denny Street venue to support the annual fundraiser which is vital for the upkeep of the parish. Businesses from all over town supplied the prizes and […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

November 29, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

‘Horrible Bosses 2’ by John Lyons IT’S been over three years since the release of the first ‘Horrible Bosses’ film, a surprise hit-comedy about three best friends who hatch a seemingly foolproof plan to murder each of their despicable bosses. The first film worked so well because of its three […]

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Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

November 28, 2014 at 6:10 pm 1 comment

EVERY week dogs go missing in the Tralee area, so hopefully we here at TraleeToday.ie can help reunite owners with their beloved canine companions with our new feature. Speaking to, Traleetoday.ie, Wendy O’Connor of Animal Help Net Kerry said the incidents when dogs go missing the most is when there’s lightning or fireworks. The […]

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HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

November 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were six people waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Friday, down from 17 the previous day and from 11 on Wednesday. The figures come as the HSE issued a statement yesterday about the pressure the emergency department has been under this week. “The Emergency Department at Kerry […]

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Suzie Conway, Rita O'Connor and Caroline Dineen, Castleisland and Causeway at the Garvey's Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven in the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tasty Treats At Food Fair In Aid Of Recovery Haven

November 28, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout on Thursday night for the annual Garvey’s Supervalu Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven. Food producers from all over the county were present at the Fels Point Hotel, to give free samples to those attending, ranging from jams to bakery goods to delicious sausages […]

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Mark Rogers with Grace Clifford, Julie McGrath and Sarah Rael, Tralee, at the 'Benefit' evening at CH Chemists on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Get Festive Make-Up Tips From Leading Expert

November 28, 2014 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

WOMEN from all over the county came to CH Chemists last night to get tips on looking great as the party season approaches from one of Ireland’s leading make-up artists. Head Make-Up and Trend Artist with Benefit Ireland, Mark Rogers, visited town again, fresh from London Fashion Week and was delighted to […]

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Austin Stacks, team manager, Stephen Stack Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: “We’re Just Enjoying The Journey” Says Stephen Stack

November 28, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor talks to Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, about the upcoming Munster Club Final on Sunday… AT a time of the year when the lights are turned on inside before 5pm and almost every tree on your street has been stripped of its leaves, Austin Stacks are still preparing for football […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 28, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… A foreboding Fenit Lighthouse was the scene captured by Maria Moynihan as light faded on Sunday evening. Quite reminiscent of the movie Shutter Island…worryingly! Continued […]

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Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

November 28, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a biggie! Christmas officially kicks off, a Liverpool legend is in town and there’s great goodies up for grabs in the KDYS. FRIDAY 1. Kop This… We’re very excited about this here in TraleeToday! Tonight, one of Liverpool’s greatest ever players will visit the Brandon Hotel for a […]

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